Overleaf (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2024-08-01
Förlag
Particular Books
Dimensioner
25 x 222 x 156 mm
Vikt
500 g
ISBN
9780241674727

Overleaf

An Album of British Trees

Inbunden,  Engelska, 2024-08-01
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An illustrated natural history of British native trees, by a celebrated botanical artist and her forester brother-in-law Our trees are among our greatest national treasures, and yet today many people have forgotten their names, their identifying features and the stories we used to tell about them. In Overleaf, the botanical painter Susan Ogilvy and the forester Richard Ogilvy reacquaint us with the trees of the British Isles through careful study of their leaves. From the water-loving alder to the long-lived yew, Susan paints every tree's leaf or needle in exquisite, jewel-like detail, at exactly life size, while Richard explores their natural history, the landscapes they inhabit and the ways we use their timber, leaves, flowers and fruit in craft, industry, food and medicine. As vivid and true to life as a book of freshly picked and pressed leaves, Overleaf will delight and inform tree-spotting beginners and seasoned naturalists alike.
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